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Sep 23, 2012 9:00am EDT
after eight years of captivity in iraq >> brody is really a victim of war. that's what he is. he comes back absolutely eviscerated by war. damaged irreppably. and that's the human cost of war. >> reporter: carrie suffers from a by polar disorder, a cassandra character who speaks the truth that no one else believes. >> you don't know what you're doing. >> reporter: by the end of season one, she unravels and undergoes electro shock therapy. while brody at the last minute aborts his suicide bomb plot. >> got a call for you from your daughter. >> this thing just came right out of the gates. it was, you know, within episode 2 or 3 people were talking about it. >> reporter: but lewis never imagined who was talking about the show. last spring he was invited to a state dinner at the white house for the british prime minister. president obama told him he was a fan of homeland. >> you know, i said to him and david cameron halfway through dinner, when do you guys get to watch tv because aren't you supposed to be running the free world? and the president said, you know, saturday afternoons m
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Sep 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
the hospital. the boat was towed to grafly point. >>> a bombing in northern iraq killed seven police recruits and injured 17 others. this happened at a military base near the city of kirkuk. the recruits gathered in a parking lot and were ready to apply or the jobs as officers. no group has claimed responsibility for the bombing at this point. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton says she'll continue to try to convince russia to support sanctions against syria. russia just rejected her call to increase pressure on bashar al assad. she says if they don't support new sanctions the u.s. and allies will boost their support for the syrian opposition. >>> president obama is campaigning this weekend in florida. he's telling voters that creating more jobs is his top priority right now and he's calling on americans to rally for achievable goals that will lead to new jobs. meanwhile, his newest high profile surrogate is in our area today. mayor castro attended a kickoff yesterday. he was the keynote speaker at the democratic national convention in charlotte earlier this week. he talked about
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Sep 23, 2012 6:00am EDT
not that different from iraq. there are bad things going on in iraq, too. it is not completely peaceable. >> but iraq has a history -- >> the american people really, are on a quasi-isolationist move right now. they don't care for it at all. >> that's a big reason why -- >> there are circumstances that can intervene. which change plans quite legitimately. >> that's right. >> there is not much to >>> exit question. president obama's aim is to transform afghanistan in a way that is commensurate with the military and economic means that will do do the job. isn't that true? carney? >> i don't think they will be able to bring enough force to make afghanistan be peaceful or anything. i think obama is looking for an excuse to cut and run without making it look like cutting and running. >> do you think he can find it? >> yes, i think he is very good at finding excuses. excellent. >> eleanor? >> he has put in place a withdrawal plan and i think he is going to stick to it. maybe after the election, president romney or president obama, they will reassess, but i think for the moment the pla
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Sep 7, 2012 4:30am EDT
olympics without insulting our closest ally. my opponent said that it was tragic to end the war in iraq, and he won't tell us how he will end the war in afghanistan. well, i have and i will. >> president obama took credit for safing millions of americans jobs in his first term and promised to keep focusing on the middle class in his second term. >>> this morning many areal aing gabrielle giffords' appearance at the convention emotional. she led delegates in the pledge of allegiance. >> one nation under god, indivisible, liberty and justice for all. >> giffords was helped on stage by her friend congressman debbie wasserman schultz. after that she cheered her name, a mass shooting in tucson left her with a severe brain injury. she resign fred congress earlier this year to focus on her recovery. >>> coming up on 4:37 now. fresh off bill clinton's enthusiastic endorsement of president obama, a new tv, a d from the romney campaign is using clinton's words against the president. >> he's a good soldier helping the party's president but what did bill clinton say about barack obama in 2008. >> g
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Sep 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
islam. the protests have spread from libya and egypt to yemen, iran, and iraq. some groups in dcairo are condemning the violence but calling for a peaceful million man rally today. there are worries that protest could turn violent. the fbi is now overseas and investigating the man as well who posted this film online. he is from california. he was on probation and not supposed to be on the internet. back to you. >>> the bodies of ambassador chris stevens, foreign service officer sean smith, and former navy s.e.a.l.s glen doherty and tyrone woods arrived in germany. >>> what was supposed to be a moment of silence turned into a tense moment at mitt romney's rally in fairfax yesterday. >> what a tragedy to lose such a wonderful -- wonderful people that have been so wonderful and appreciate their service for the country. > >> a heckler tried to interrupt romney as he was remembering the foreign service officials killed in libya. it was met with chants of "usa" by romney supporters. >>> today mitt romney's running mate will visit the commonwealth. paul ryan set to hold a campaign rally at
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Sep 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
of masterminding terror activity. this was one of the deadliest days in iraq since u.s. soldiers pulled out of that country. >>> today marks 11 years since the 9/11 terror attacks. this morning there's controversy as to how expensive it is to operate the memorial and museum in new york city. officials estimate it will take $60 million a year to operate the world trade center memorial and museum. most of the cost is for airport type security at the site. the building of the museum is incomplete because of a fight over financing. >>> today defense secretary leon panetta will tour the flight 93 national memorial in shanksville, pennsylvania. the memorial consists of an open field with a single sandstone boulder that marks the exact spot where flight 93 crashed. the wall is filled with the names of the passengers and crew members who died. vice president joe biden is scheduled to speak at the memorial tomorrow. officials expect more than 200,000 visitors to the memorial this year. >>> prince harry's apache helicopter training in afghanistan starts today. the prince arrived there for
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Sep 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
people and injured more than 300 in iraq. the bombing started yesterday after a judge sentenced iraq's fugitive sunni vice president to death by hanging on charges he masterminded the death squads against rivals. the car bombs tore through six different baghdad neighborhoods. this was one of the deadliest days in iraq since american soldiers pulled out of that country. >>> prince harry's helicopter training in afghanistan starts today. the prince recently arrived there for his second tour of duty. officials say harry did not want any royal treatment during the mission. he'll be inasmuch danger as almost any other member of the military. he's already completed a two-day course on shooting and roadside bomb awareness. his last mission was back in 2008. it was kept a secret because of security concerns. >>> the faa still trying to figure out how a piece of an airplane landed in a man's front yard in washington state. police say a landing gear door from a boeing 767 landed in thy. that piece is roughly the size of a refrigerator door, and it missed a parked car by just a few feet. luckily,
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Sep 18, 2012 4:30am EDT
the stomach while serving in iraq in 2005. army doctors prescribed painkillers plus anxiety medications for post-traumatic stress leading to another battle. >> i would take twice as much and eventually you're at five, ten times as much as you're supposed to be taking. >> reporter: a new report from the institute of medicine says adicks are increasing in the military and that new approaches are needed to prevent and treat substance abuse. the latest numbers show 11% of active duty personnel reported misusing prescription drugs, and almost half are binging drinking. >> for a long time in the military it's been sort of accepted. >> reporter: screening and intervention should be part of primary care and military health professionals need better training. patients also need more access to services that work. >> we're recommending a long- term outpatient approach because this has been found to be more effective. >> reporter: the army discharged long in 2009 after authorities found him with multiple prescription drugs. for the past year, he's been getting help at samaritan village
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Sep 19, 2012 4:30am EDT
about iraq war policy. his comments had nothing to do with obama's economic policy. the implication that it does, that's false, ad tracker concludes. if you're saying give me a break when it comes to ads on both sides, you're stuck. negative campaign ads are proven to be effective campaign techniques so you're stuck. you want to check out any of the individual ads? you can link to political ad tracker through our website wusa9.com. gary nurenberg, 9news. >>> 4:34 now. anti-american protests continue in the middle east and in asia. in india, demonstrators stomped on an american flag and set police cars on fire as they were protesting an antiislammic film which was made in california. demonstrators pulled down a billboard and now u.s. officials are urging world leaders to speak out against these incidents. >>> for years women soldiers have been wearing body armor which didn't fit their faller frames. the army has now developed armor which is tailored specifically to fit women's physiques. the tactical vests will be used for the first time by soldiers if the 101st airborne division who
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Sep 14, 2012 4:30am EDT
and a paramedic who served tours in iraq and afghanistan. doherty's family says he was part of the team that rescued private jessica lynch in iraq in 2003. the first arrests have also been made in the attacks. libyan officials say they have four men in custody who they believe helped instigate the attacks, but no further details have been released. >>> the still rising anger over the film that sparked the attacks has officials worried the violence may spread to the u.s. the fbi and homeland security released a bulletin warning first responders of the potential for large protests in american cities. it makes no mention of specific threats but points out, as the film gains more attention, it could prompt more violence both here and abroad. the bulletin also asked faith-based communities to be on the lookout for suspicious activity. >>> republican presidential nominee mitt romney keeping his criticism over how president obama has handled the attacks. he spoke to supporters in van dyke park our military commitment and keep america the strongest military in the world. >> romney will be
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Sep 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
libya and egypt to yemen, iran, and iraq, and officials expect more protests today. the protests over a film made here in the u.s. blasting is many la. police are investigating the man who posted the video online. he is on probation and not supposed to be on the internet. fbi agents have gone to investigate the attacks overseas. there are now four people in custody for the attacks that killed u.s. ambassador to libya christopher stevens. sean smith, tyrone woods, and officer glen doherty were also killed. a bulletin released warning first responders of the potential for large protests in u.s. cities. it makes no mention, though, of any specific threats. >> melissa mollet, thank you. >>> and the bodies of the four americans killed in that embassy attack in libya expected to arrive back in the u.s. this morning. a c-130 carrying the victims arrived at ramstein air base in germany. more than two dozen people evacuated from the consulate were on board as well. >>> a security guard will be awarded today for stopping a gunman. leo johnson will receive a reward tonight. he had been working s
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Sep 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
single service members seeking advice, too. as waves of service men and women return home from iraq and afghanistan, the bbb suggests families keep one major piece of money advice in mind. >> you may want to go out on a cruise, you may want to buy a brand new car, do something that's really big and great because everybody is feeling good but it's better to wait when emotions kind of come down a little bit and you can lead with your head and not your heart. >> reporter: right now the app is available for iphone and ipad. an android version is in the works. >> debt reduction advice may be particularly helpful. a 2010 study found 27% of military respond dents had $10,000 or more in credit card debt. compare that to just 16% of civilians. >>> and speaking of helping service members, in the next half-hour, he plays heroic characters on the silver screen. actor and philanthropist lou diamond philips will be here to talk about his work with the real life heroes of the wounded warriors project. i'll send it over to mike. >> thank you, jessica. >>> do you realize about half of all americans
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Sep 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
landfill. jerry lynn smith lost her husband in iraq. then she found out some of his remains are were among those classified as medical waste and dumped in the landfill on virginia's northern neck. she was there yesterday as a plaque was unveiled. smith has already had some success in getting the military to make changes to try and ensure something like this never happens again. >>> today d.c. council members will get an update on flooding problems in the bloomingdale neighborhood. the neighborhood off rhode island avenue in northwest washington has been flooded out several times just over the last year and plenty of times in years before that. after the problems came to the attention of city leaders, crews sprung into action ahead of last week's big rainstorm and cleared out the storm drains and handed out sandbags. while some other communities did experience some flash flooding in that storm, not a problem in the bloomingdale neighborhood, at least this time. >>> the tysons redevelopment plan is threatening to do away with some popular green space and a trail. a plan to help ease tr
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Sep 7, 2012 5:00am EDT
to end the war in iraq. he won't tell us how he will end the war in afghanistan. i have and i will. now, it's off and running again today back on the campaign trail. both the president and the vice president head to new hampshire this morning. by the way, that's one of the states where mitt romney is rolling out a slew of brand new ads. we are live in charlotte. i'm tracie potts, back to you. >> thank you. >>> speaking of brand new ads, enthusiastic endorsement at the convention. a new tv ad from the romney campaign using clinton's words against the president. >> he's a good soldier helping his party's president. what did bill clinton say about barack obama in 2008? >> give me a break. this whole thing is a biggest fairytale i've ever seen. >> a clip comes from a hillary clinton campaign rally in new hampshire in 2008. the ad will start airing in eight battleground statsds, including virginia today. this is romney's first ad after a 12-day hiatus. >>> mitt romney's wife ann will be in loudoun county, she will stop by the twin oaks horseback riding academy in leesburg. she started e
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